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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *živъ, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wós (alive). Cognate to English quick and Latin vīvus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʐɨˈvoj]
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AdjectiveEdit

живо́й (živój) (comparative (по)живе́е or (по)живе́й)

  1. living, live, alive
    живо́й звукživój zvuklive sound (for television programs)
  2. lively, vivid, vivacious, animated
  3. quick, nimble, brisk

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